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20 Sep 2021
An invitation has gone out for afternoon tea this Saturday at a free LGBT+ community-focused event in Shropshire, where people can find out more about the work of SAND and get some free advice on planning for the future. SAND stands for Safe Ageing No Discrimination and is an organisation campaigning for the rights of older and old LGBT+ people in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Two of the...
31 Aug 2021
A brand new festival is coming to Shrewsbury with bars in the town centre getting together to celebrate the world of cocktails.  Shrewsbury Cocktail Week will take place from Monday September 13 to Sunday September 19 and tickets are on sale now.  The event is being organised by Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District) and is designed to showcase the array of fantastic venues in the town...
27 Aug 2021
Returning to SJN at the Hive, the breathtakingly eclectic piano improviser and composer Andrea Vicari is joined by International  star Yazz Ahmed (Trumpet & Flugelhorn) and a superb rhythm section of Dorian Lockett (Bass) and Eric Ford (Drums). With an intoxicating combination of backgrounds and musical experiences this band excels in harmonic creativity and highly focussed improvisation....
Chris Kendall and Jo Perry at the Riverside Inn, Cound.
30 Jul 2021
An iconic pub on the banks of the River Severn near Shrewsbury is reopening in August following a major refurbishment. The Riverside Inn, in Cound, will open on Monday August 16 after being closed for more than a year, and staff say they can’t wait to show people the results of the seven-figure investment project. The pub is part of Greene King’s Chef & Brewer collection of traditional...
Saturday late nights, Shrewsbury Market Hall, food and drink
27 Jul 2021
Saturday Late Night events are returning to Shrewsbury Market Hall after a break of more than 18 months. Dates have been set for August 7, September 18, October 30 and December 4 following the lifting of coronavirus restrictions. A selection of cafes and bars will open up until 10pm and a range of retail stalls will also open late. “These are family-friendly evenings when the market takes on a...
13 Jul 2021
Last Sunday, 11th July, saw 30 of the top German Wirehaired Pointers from across the UK, descend upon the British Ironwork Centre for their breed only open show for the title of Best in Show.  Judge, Tom Mather, Chairman of Crufts, assessed each dog based on their closeness to the breed standard, a list of requirements for movement, appearance, and temperament. Having already judged at three...
01 Jul 2021
On Sunday 11th July, the top winning German Wirehaired Pointers will be attending the British Ironwork Centre to compete in their breed only open show for the title of Best in Show. This Kennel Club licensed event will be the first time, the dogs and their owners, have come together since the pandemic in 2020 and will be the first dog show ever held at the Centre.  Judge Mr Tom Mather, Crufts...
21 Jun 2021
Retirees in Shrewsbury are invited to an exclusive opportunity to experience what it’s like to be a homeowner at McCarthy Stone’s Summerfield Place Retirement Living development on Wenlock Road, when it opens its doors for an extra special ‘Taste the Lifestyle’ tour and afternoon tea event.  Attendees at the event, which is being held between 12noon and 3pm on 22nd June can enjoy a unique...
18 Jun 2021
International singer and performer, James will join the cast of ‘Music of the Night’ on the 13th & 14th of August. James is a full-time vocalist with a wealth of experience, having toured the globe with many different operas and musicals. This summer, James is set to perform his one-man show in the heart of London’s West End. Speaking ahead of the production, James said: “I am thrilled to be...
17 Jun 2021
Live music is once again providing the backdrop to summer in Shrewsbury, with musicians playing as part of a series of activities in the town centre.  Music is taking place in The Square at various dates throughout June, including Friday June 18 to Sunday June 20, and again on Friday June 25, with more dates scheduled for later in the summer.  The aim is for live music to add to the atmosphere in...
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